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What is Creosote and Why is it Dangerous?

Posted on by Lance Bachmann

If you’re the owner of an indoor gas fireplace or an indoor wood burning fireplace in your Summit County home, you should be aware of the dangers of creosote. Creosote is a chemical compound that builds up in the flue and chimney. Without annual fireplace inspections and cleanings, creosote will increase and expand, evolving from stage one to stages two and three. 

Will a Power Outage Affect My Gas Fireplace?

Posted on by Lance Bachmann

Cold season in Utah brings a slew of winter storms, which may cause power outages. Without electricity, most home appliances will not work. You may be wondering, does a power outage affect your fireplace? Well, it depends. 

5 Fireside Activities for the Whole Family

Posted on by Lance Bachmann

Weekday schedules can be hectic for both parents and children. The best way to bring everyone together is to host a family night. And where better to gather than around a cozy fireplace? A family night requires family activities to keep everyone engaged and in good spirits. With autumn finally here, the residents of Wasatch County love their outdoor gas firepit tables for roasting marshmallows and telling stories. As it gets colder, indoor fireplaces are […]

Which Fireplace Best Suits Your Home?

Posted on by Lance Bachmann

A fireplace is a great way to warm your family through the chilly nights as well as decorate your home. Available in different styles and sizes, fireplaces are ideal home additions for everyone. Whether you’re looking to install an indoor or outdoor fireplace, you have to decide which option is best for you. The classic fireplace is wood-burning. They create the homey, “just woke up on Christmas” feel. However, they require a lot of maintenance […]

Simple Ways to Create A Cozy Home This Fall

Posted on by Lance Bachmann

Does your home environment seem a little bit cold? We’re not just talking about temperature, although it is almost time for Utah residents to start switching over from the air conditioner to the furnace. We’re talking about the overall feel of your living space.  If your home lacks warmth, in terms of ambience, there are many simple ways to create a cozier atmosphere that’s ideal for entertaining loved ones and guests in the fall and […]

4 Tips to Get Your Fireplace Ready for The Fall

Posted on by Lance Bachmann

Some might choose to call the season after summer by its traditional name, “fall,” but here at Croft Fireplace, we like to think of it as fireplace season. In our humble opinion, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! As the temperature and humidity starts to drop throughout Utah, we’re busy serving our neighbors in Wasatch County with fireplace installations to enhance their enjoyment of the colder-weather months. But we haven’t forgotten about all […]

How Fireplaces Can Add Value To Your Home

Posted on by Lance Bachmann

Real estate surveys have shown that home buyers either actively look for a house with a fireplace, or consider a fireplace to be an attractive quality in a potential new home.  It’s clear that if you’re looking to add value to your property, you can’t go wrong by calling Croft Fireplace for a gas fireplace installation, whether you live in Summit County or anywhere in the nearby communities. This video illustrates just a few reasons […]

Install a Fireplace Now And Be Prepared For Cooler Weather!

Posted on by Lance Bachmann

When considering home improvement projects to undertake during the summer, installing a fireplace might be the farthest thing from your mind as you crank up the air conditioning and try to escape the oppressive heat outside.  The truth is, the late summer months are ideal for a fireplace installation. Cooler weather will be here before you know it, and if you call Croft Fireplace now to schedule a wood or gas fireplace installation in Summit […]

Zero-Clearance Fireplaces VS Fireplace Inserts

Posted on by Lance Bachmann

Choosing between a zero-clearance fireplace and a fireplace insert is very much dependent on your home’s particular needs. It is very similar to making the choice between an indoor and an outdoor fireplace in Weber County— a night-and-day difference!

How to Throw a Lit Summer Party with Fire

Posted on by Lance Bachmann

If you’re planning your summer party, soiree, jamboree, or any of the above, do it with fire! Learn how to prepare for the best summer night of 2019 and with many more to come. By investing in an outdoor fireplace in Weber County or surrounding areas, you will not only have a main meeting place, but also open the door to many other fun and exciting attributes for your festivity. Keep it lit!